4th September 2019:

The 14th and 15th September will see venues across Oxford open their doors for a weekend of events to celebrate the city’s people and places, and Oxford Archaeology will be taking part.

Oxford Archaeology will be at the Key Learning Centre at Oxford Castle and Prison between 10am and 4pm on both the Saturday and the Sunday. Visitors will be able to learn all about recent excavations at Oxford Castle and see some of the fantastic finds from the site. They will also be able meet and talk to archaeologists, browse historic maps of Oxford, and generally discover Oxford’s remarkable buried history. No booking is required. The event is free, accessible and family friendly, and refreshments will be available in the café.

Excavations at Oxford Castle, Oxford Archaeology’s new book on the fascinating discoveries at the castle and prison, will be on sale at the venue during the weekend. Before then, two of the book’s authors, Daniel Poore and Julian Munby, will give a talk at the castle on Monday 9th September to launch the book. The event is free and open to all, but booking is essential.

Oxford Open Doors is an annual celebration of Oxford organised by the Oxford Preservation Trust in partnership with the University of Oxford. Click here for more information about Oxford Archaeology's event.

To book your place at the Oxford Castle publication launch, click here.

Excavations at Oxford Castle can be purchased from Oxbow Books. Click here for more details.